Post Tagged with: "Providence"

E Cubed Academy! Providence High School Receives National Award From Code.Org The Ceremony! Interviews! (Event Video Plus Spanish/English Text)

  “The CS Leaders Prize was awarded by Code.org to 102 schools across the country to help establish computer science education programs. E-Cubed was one of just three Rhode Island Schools to earn the prize and was the only Providence School to do so.” Included: The Speechifying! The Award! Plus,[Read More…]

by January 12, 2023

Rhode Island Based “Legal Insurrection Foundation” Files Complaint With US Department Of Education RE: Educator of Color Loan Forgiveness Program

Legal Insurrection Foundation, a Rhode Island based Non-Profit organized “to educate and inform the public on legal, historical, economic, academic, and cultural issues related to the Constitution, liberty, and world events  has filed a Federal Civil Rights Complaint with the United States Department of Education’s Office For Civil Rights related[Read More…]

by November 16, 2022

Providence Public Schools Hosts Annual School Choice Fair November 17 (Spanish Translation Inside)

  Opportunity for families of current Pre-K, 5th Grade, and 8th grade students   From The Providence Public School District (PPSD): This week, the Providence Public School District (PPSD) will host its annual School Choice Fair for rising kindergartners, rising sixth graders, and rising ninth graders, to provide all families[Read More…]

by November 15, 2022

RIPTA to Detour Twenty-One Routes in Providence To Accommodate The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk On Sunday, October 16, 2022

    The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour twenty-one bus routes in the downtown Providence area on Sunday, October 16, 2022, in order to accommodate the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Routes 1, 3, 4, 17, 19, 21, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 50, 55, 78, and[Read More…]

by October 12, 2022

Taste Of Thayer! Food! Music! Thayer Street Merchants!

Taste of Thayer is Back! The Thayer Street District Management Authority (TSDMA) is thrilled to announce the return of the Taste of Thayer for its second year on October 12 from 4:30P to 8:30P! Providence, RI:  Wednesday, October 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thayer Street will be closed[Read More…]

by October 8, 2022

Councilwoman/Mayoral Candidate Nirva LaFortune On Vote Sustaining Mayor Elorza’s Charter Amendment Veto & The Actions Of The City Council President

From The Office of Nirva LaFortune: “Today, at a special meeting of the City Council, I voted to sustain the Mayor’s veto of the proposed charter amendments, one of which was a proposal to put the question of a hybrid-model school board to the voters in November.   I am[Read More…]

by August 10, 2022

Providence Extends Water Park and Pool Hours, Coordinates Emergency Cooling Centers During Heat Advisory

Officials Urge Residents to Exercise Caution During Extreme Heat Conditions   Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, the Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Providence Recreation Department today announced updates due to the anticipated heat advisory. With dangerously high temperatures expected in the city, Providence’s water parks and pools will be[Read More…]

by July 19, 2022

April Brown Kicks Off Her Providence City Council Ward 9 Campaign In Her Childhood Playground

From The April Brown 4 Ward 9 Campaign – The Coalition hopes to interview Miss Brown in the coming weeks ….. In a neighborhood park where she shattered her ankle from an improperly attached swing at age 10, Providence City Council candidate April Brown officially kicked off her bid late[Read More…]

by July 12, 2022

ACLU Sues Providence For Refusing to Release Documents Over Decision To Bar Rap Artist 22Gz From Performing

From The Rhode Island ACLU: Is a New York Times article a confidential document that the City of Providence can withhold from disclosure under the Access to Public Records Act (APRA) on the grounds that it would violate copyright law to release it? That is one of the issues – along with[Read More…]

by March 29, 2022

Providence Pension Working Group Co-Chaired by Providence Foundation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RIPEC Submits Report to City of Providence

Report follows six months of public meetings and presentations hosted by the Pension Working Group From The City of Providence: Mayor Jorge Elorza and the Providence City Council today received a detailed report from the Providence Pension Working Group, outlining the group’s findings, including a series of recommendations for how[Read More…]

by January 31, 2022